6623 Other sales related occupations

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Lead statement

This unit group includes workers who sell goods or services during home demonstrations or by telephone soliciting, retail exhibitions or street vending. They are employed by a wide range of retail and wholesale establishments, manufacturers, telemarketing companies and call centres, or they may be self-employed.

Example Titles

  • canvasser – retail
  • demonstrator – retail
  • direct distributor – retail
  • telephone solicitor
  • home demonstrator – retail
  • street vendor
  • telemarketer
  • door-to-door salesperson

Main duties

The following is a summary of main duties for some occupations in this unit group:

  • Direct distributors contact potential customers by phone or through personal contacts, demonstrate and sell products directly to individual customers or at sales parties and deliver purchased goods to customers.
  • Door-to-door salespersons solicit sales and sell merchandise to residents of private homes.
  • Street vendors set up and display merchandise on sidewalks or at public events to sell to the public.
  • Telephone solicitors and telemarketers contact businesses or private individuals, by telephone, to solicit sales for goods or services.
  • Demonstrators arrange sales demonstration appointments, and show, describe and sell goods or services at wholesale, retail and industrial establishments, and at exhibitions, trade shows and private homes.

Employment requirements

  • Some secondary school education is usually required. A high school diploma may be required by some employers.
  • Self-employed street vendors and door-to-door salespersons may require a municipal merchant's permit.

Additional information

  • Progression to related supervisory positions is possible with additional training or experience.

Exclusions

  • Cashiers (66116611)
  • Kiosk sales clerks (in 64216421 Retail salespersons)
  • Retail and wholesale trade managers (06210621)
  • Retail sales supervisors (62116211)